18th April 2013
VERHAEGEN WALRAVENS has joined the RWG.
VERHAEGEN WALRAVENS is an independent Belgian law firm.
14th March 2013
The Malta based firm Fenech Farrugia Fiott Legal (FFFL)
has joined the RWG.
Malta does not have a railway industry, but has a strong
international reputation in the field of asset finance.
17th January 2013
Sarin & Co. – Joins Rail Working Group to Facilitate
Induction of Railway Protocol in India
Sarin & Co., India’s front running law firm in the
field of aircraft financing / leasing has joined the Rail Working Group
to facilitate the accession of the Rail Protocol by India.
3rd December 2012
Leading Public Services Law Firm joins the RWG
The UK-based law firm Bevan Brittan LLP has joined the
27th November 2012
Germany signs the Luxembourg Protocol
We are delighted to announce the signature by the Federal
Republic of Germany on 21st November 2012 of the Luxembourg Protocol to
the Cape Town Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment..
14th September 2012
Talking Rail in Oman
Special guest speaker H.E. Salim bin Mohammed al Nuaimi,
Under-Secretary at the Ministry of Transport and Communications addresses
The Second Oman Transport Infrastructure Summit, which took place in Muscat
between 10th and 12th September 2012.
23rd April 2012
RWG supports the 3rd East & Central Africa Roads
& Rail Infrastructure Summit 2012
The Rail Working Group is pleased to be an official supporter
of the 3rd East & Central Africa Roads & Rail Infrastructure Summit
26th March 2012
Hong Kong firm GHK joins the Rail Working Group
GHK is an international firm of economic, financial and
management consultants with extensive experience in public and private
12th March 2012
Space Protocol Adopted
The Space Protocol to the Cape Town Convention was adopted
as a diplomatic conference in Berlin last Friday, 9th March 2012.
21st February 2012
UNIDROIT took delivery of Luxembourg’s Instrument of Ratification
to the Luxembourg Protocol on 31st January 2012, making it the first state
to ratify the Luxembourg Protocol.
3rd November 2011
UNIDROIT Celebrates 10th Anniversary of the Cape Town
UNIDROIT is hosting a seminar to celebrate the 10th Anniversary
of the adoption of the Cape Town Convention in Rome on 30th November 2011.
22nd September 2011
Election of Management Committee
At the Annual General Meeting on 22nd September 2011,
Howard Rosen, Konrad Schott and Martin Fleetwood were re-elected as respectively
Chairman, Vice Chairman and Secretary of the Rail Working Group.
21st April 2011
SITA selected as preferred bidder to operate the International
UNIDROIT and OTIF announced yesterday in a joint statement
that SITA NV had been selected as the preferred bidder to enter into contract
negotiations for the design, establishment and operation of the future
International Registry operating under the Luxembourg Rail Protocol.
13th April 2011
RWG to participate in Africa Rail 2011 in Johannesburg
The Rail Working Group will take an active part in the
Africa Rail 2011 Conference taking place between 27th June and 1st July
7th March 2011
Key Basel law firm joins the RWG
ThomannFischer is a long-established law firm in Basel
which was founded in 1998.
17th February 2011
Mexican law firm joins the RWG
The Santa Fé-based firmof Abogados Sierra y Vazquez has
joined the RWG.
4th January 2011
Asia Pacific Rail 2011
Rail Working Group to present at the Asia Pacific Rail
Conference in Hong Kong next March.